American Idols Live heads to Reliant Arena in Houston TX. Show begins at 7CDT/8EDT
Bo Bice at the Crawford County Fair, Bucyrus OH
Brandon Rogers at the Red Bull Space, New York, NY
Casey James at Kodiak Jacks, Petaluma, CA
Gina Glocksen at Concert in the Park, St. Charles IL
Jason Castro at Jenks Riverwalk Crossing, Tulsa OK
Lee DeWyze at People’s Court, Des Moines, IA
Tim Urban at the Clarkstown Family Music Festival, West Nyack, NY
Via Idol Stages
Carrie Underwood & Mike Fisher Anti-Bullying Message
Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher take part in the Let’s Do it for Daron campaign.
Kimberly Caldwell to host VH1 Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp
“Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp” Season Two premieres Saturday, August 20 at 10 PM ET/PT
VH1 Classic and executive producer Mark Burnett are bringing back a new group of ‘average Joes’ for their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put their music skills to the ultimate test and find out if they have what it takes to be a true rock star on “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp.” Hosted by American Idol sweetheart and Vanguard recording artist Kimberly Caldwell, 15 musicians from a variety of backgrounds and cities will go through the unforgettable transformation of having to put it all on the line and find out if they have what it takes to make it in the cutthroat world of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Read more at PR Newswire
Thousands register for American Idol; Seacrest to attend Charleston auditions
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest will be in Charleston on Friday for season 11 auditions. The auditions are just two days away, but if you plan on belting out your best song, first you will need to sign up.
Registration is going on right now at the North Charleston Coliseum. Thousands of potential contestants began registering at 7 a.m. Those who signed up received a wrist band for Friday morning’s auditions where they will arrive at 5 a.m.
Read more at Live5News
Lauren’s mom tweeted this photo of her at the air force base yesterday. Scotty also tweeted yesterday he was on his way for a visit.
David Archuleta Arrives at the Airport in Vietnam
KATHARINE MCPHEE: ‘SHARK NIGHT 3D’ VIP PARTY GIRL
Looking pretty in an alice + olivia ensemble, Katharine McPhee was spotted arriving at the Shark Night 3D VIP bash in San Diego, CA on Wednesday (July 20).
Joined by co-stars Alyssa Diaz and Sara Paxton, the 27-year-old singer/actress was on hand to celebrate the upcoming release of her new David R. Ellis-directed thriller about seven vacationers at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf whose holiday turns into a nightmare when they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.
Shark Night 3D will swim its way into theaters on September 2.
See the photos at Faded Youth Blog
Blake Shelton names the Top 10 voices in country music. Do you agree?
Tonight on SiriusXM’s The Highway, channel 59, Blake Shelton—who’s currently atop the Billboard 200 album chart with the highest debut of his career—will host a special called “Blake Shelton’s Top Ten Voices in Country Music” at 6 p.m. ET.
Carrie Underwood is on his list.
Read more at Entertainment Weekly
Jennifer Lopez Told Marc Anthony She Wanted A Divorce Last Year!
Jennifer Lopez told Marc Anthony last year that she wanted a divorce, Star magazine is reporting exclusively in its new issue.
While the couple’s divorce announcement shocked Hollywood last week, it didn’t stun J.Lo’s friends, who now reveal that she was set to walk out around Christmas.
Read more at RadarOnline
Jennifer Lopez Nearly Left Marc Anthony After Stewardess Hookup
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony announced their surprising split last Friday, but the duo came close to parting ways two years ago because of Anthony’s fling with a flight attendant.
In the new Us Weekly, out now, a source says that Anthony, 42, hooked up with a flight attendant he met aboard a private plane in 2009.
“Marc and Jennifer almost split up over it,” the source tells Us of the couple, parents to 3-year-old twins Emme
Read more at US
Drop Dead Diva promo featuring Clay Aiken
‘Glee’s’ Warbler to sing at Six Flags
Darren Criss, also known as Blaine Anderson, lead singer of the Dalton Academy Warblers on the hit Fox TV series “Glee,” performs Friday as part of the Starburst Summer Concert Series at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Actress/singer/dancer Alyson Stoner (“Cheaper by the Dozen,” Disney’s “Camp Rock”) opens.
Criss was recently confirmed as a series regular (season three starts Sept. 20) and his version of Katy Perry’s “Firework” (with the Tufts University all-male a cappella group the Beelzebubs as the Warblers) gave the show its second No. 1 hit after season one’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.”
Read more at My San Antonio.com
Melanie LaPatin on ‘So You Think You Can Dance': This is how we do it!
Hi, guys! Thank you, as always, for all of your questions and comments. (You got me, AL — this must be why I’d never make it as a fact-checker!) Before we dive in to last night’s SYTYCD performances, I thought I’d try to ‘A’ Rebecca’s ‘Q’ about what the days leading up to the show are like, at least from my (and, I assume, most choreographers’) perspective…
Usually, once my partner, Tony Meredith, and I get to L.A. (or Canada, obviously, if we’re working on the Canadian version), it goes something like this:
Read more at Entertainment Weekly
Sony Music appoints Nick Gatfield to head its British operations
Sony Music, the music major behind Simon Cowell, on Thursday appointed Nick Gatfield – a former member of Dexy’s Midnight Runners – to take over its British operations in place of Ged Doherty.
The sudden switch at the number two record group comes just three weeks after Doug Morris took the helm at Sony Music worldwide – and brings together two men who previously worked together at Sony’s principal rival Universal.
Read more at Guardian.co.uk
Steven Tyler and Joe Perry together again
The Toxic Twins are back in the saddle. Or at least they’re back to being in the same room as one another.
Yesterday a video surfaced (see it below) of Tyler and Perry at the Boneyard — Perry’s storied home studio. The clip doesn’t show much — it’s mostly Perry talking about Ry Cooder’s guitar rig — but there’s a lot we can take away about Aerosmith’s future from the minute and a half.
Read more at the Boston Herald